Telus continues to make progress with its fiber rollout, announcing that it has completed an $11 million fiber network build connecting business and residential customers on Northern Vancouver Island.
Telus is enhancing its fiber-to-the-home buildout plans, announcing that it will invest $814 million to connect over 90 percent of homes and businesses in Edmonton to its network over the next six years.
Telus is not afraid of Netflix eating away at its growing Optik IPTV business, but rather sees it as a complement and a way to drive further broadband growth.
Canada has launched a project to gauge the speed experience consumers have with their broadband service providers. The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) is conducting this project in collaboration with all of the country's major ISPs such as Bell Canada, Telus and Bell Aliant and market researcher SamKnows.
Telus sees that fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) will continue to play a bigger role in its last mile network, becoming the preferred future mechanism to deliver broadband services to consumers and businesses.
Telus is making a $52.3 million investment to upgrade its fiber-based wireline broadband services and wireless networks for residential and business customers throughout the Greater Québec City area this year.
Telus is moving forward with plans to put fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP) service into the hands of more users in Alberta, Canada, thanks to a $3.4 billion investment through 2018.
Telus notified broadband consumers that beginning March 30 they will be penalized if they surpass their monthly Internet data allowance of 50 GB per month. This development indicates that Canada's incumbent telcos are starting to adopt a usage-based billing system similar to what is emerging in the United States.
Telus has purchased a 20 percent stake Alithya, a Quebec-based information technology and consulting service provider focused on the Canadian market with presence in other international countries, a move that will enhance its IT service capabilities.
Bell Canada told Canada's telecom regulator Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) that it and its fellow incumbent telcos Bell Aliant and Telus should not have to...